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Packaging Technician 3

Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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Packaging Technicians are responsible for the operation of packing lines. Work is performed in strict compliance with manufacturing standards (SOPs) and following all regulatory requirements (i.e., GMPs & OSHA).

This job includes the following functions:

+ Supporting development and execution of Capital Projects, corrective actions, and continuous improvement ideas.

+ Perform all tasks in strict compliance with operating procedures, best practices and regulatory requirements.

+ Dependable - Follows unit / area / plant requirements and guidelines.

+ Demonstrate leadership behaviors within the unit, taking ownership and accountability of the production schedule, product quality, and leading by example.

+ Willing to assist other production units in order to meet unit / site goals.

+ Perform a variety of miscellaneous tasks in support of the Kalamazoo Site objectives.

+ Demonstrating growth mindset to share best practices and utilize downtime effectively.

+ Working safely and compliantly following all applicable SOPs and standards including recording of GMP documentation.

+ Completing and maintaining all required training on time, to maintain training at or above 96%

+ Perform all packaging duties as required by operating unit.

+ Operate selected packaging equipment.

+ Assist or perform setup of selected equipment with guidance from leadership.

+ Perform Line clearances and cleaning.

+ Perform necessary process checks including but not limited to, package checks, hourly audits, etc.

+ Perform equipment and facility compliance assessments.

+ Consistently displays Own-It behaviors in accordance with Pfizer Core Competencies: Seizes accountability; grows self; change agile; self-awareness; commits to one Pfizer; peer relationships.

+ Train and mentor new colleagues and TCW's.

+ Provide feedback to leadership regarding issues and errors with GMP documentation.

+ Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


+ Injectable Packaging Safety Orientation


+ Unit safety audits


+ GMP record entries

+ Gowning room 2 access

+ Meets daily GMP requirements - with assistance

+ Maintains training documentation (PLS & Curricula)


+ Monitors production output

+ Checks product quality

+ Makes needed adjustments to ensure equipment is operating efficiently

+ Accurate Handoffs

+ SAP / PEPS / WPM Accessand performs all necessary entries

+ Area Audits - GMP/5S/Safety

+ Changeover all manual production lines

+ Conduct equipment changeovers

+ Weekend Rotation (participation)

+ Verifies that line is clean and cleared prior to starting production order

+ Perform material and finished goods reconciliation

+ Responsible for accuracy of batch record related documentation and batch record review


+ Performs work in professional,self-directed, responsible, and timely manner

+ Responsible for the direction of colleagues and TCWs while leading the work center / production line. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.



+ High school diploma / general education degree (GED) plus

+ An associate degree, OR

+ Veteran/Military experience, OR

+ Six months of relevant work experience in a manufacturing or GMP facility (e.g. current or previous Pfizer colleague or contractor or similar)


+ Mechanical experience / knowledge preferred.


+ Considerable standing. Walking, bending reaching and lifting up to 42 pounds.

+ Manual dexterity and good hand-eye coordination is required.

+ This position requires the manual packaging of products.


Positions are staffed across all three shifts. Weekend, holiday, and overtime may be required to meet business or customer needs. Shift is 2nd from 2pm to 10pm Monday - Friday.

**Other Job Details**

+ **Last Date to Apply for Job: June 21, 2021**

+ Eligible for Relocation Package: NO

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES

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**Sunshine Act**

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**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.


Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12
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